Persecution of Christians – week 1

Africa was the deadliest continent for Catholic clergy in 2018. 40 were killed worldwide and 21 of them died in Africa (19 priests, one seminarian and one lay worker). In 2017 there were 23 Deaths so the number has risen. South Africa have been the deadlies for seven years in a row. Three of the … Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 1

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Persecution of Christians – week 50

Coptic Christian Abd Adel Bebawy was sentenced by an Egyptian court to three years in prison for “insulting Islam in the first degree” on November 27. His crime was to share an image of God, the angel Gabriel and a verse from the Quran on FB. He was arrested the next day and then a mob attacked … Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 50

Persection of Christians – week 27

2018-06-03 During the last year and a half the Myanmar military have bombed 60 churches and turned some of them into Buddhist pagodas. The Kachin people who are 95% Christian are beaing treatened increasingly worse. Murders and rape have occured. A spirituality center for Franciscan nuns in the southern Philippines were raided by both police and … Continue reading Persection of Christians – week 27